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SOCIAL CINEMA @ NEW AMERICA
The Witness

Catherine "Kitty" Genovese was stabbed to death on a street in Queens, New York, in 1964, and 38 witnesses, it was claimed, did nothing.


BROADLY SPEAKING
Breaking the Silence Surrounding Antenatal Depression

What can be done to ease the damaging guilt, shame, and stigma surrounding depression during pregnancy?


American Amnesia

According to a new book by Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson, what's good for business and what's good for Americans has become misaligned.


On The Frontier

For some, emerging markets appear to be a turbulent and risky frontier; for others, they represent an opportunity.


PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY PROJECT
Democracy Reinvented

For participatory budgeting to work, a healthy American democracy is a must, according to a new book by Hollie Russon-Gilman.


BROADLY SPEAKING
Envisioning the Good Divorce

Is there such a thing as a good divorce? We talk with Wendy Paris about new models of divorce and their impact on families.


BROADLY SPEAKING
The Child-Centered Case for Paid Parental Leave

We spoke with Her Excellency Solveig Horne on paid parental leave and its potential impact on families and children around the world.


U.S.-IRAN INITIATIVE
Children of Paradise

1979, Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the country has largely been a black to the West.


How Growth Became The Enemy of Prosperity

According to a new book by Douglas Rushkoff, the digital economy has gone wrong, and no one quiet knows how to fix it.


The Industries of the Future

Can rising nations match Silicon Valley as the next innovation hotspots? Alec Ross explores in a new book.


BROADLY SPEAKING
Broad Influence

With more than 100 women serving in Congress today, have we finally achieved a "critical mass" of representation in American politics?


Silicon Valley and Ancient Greece

Acclaimed travel writer Eric Weiner traveled the world to find the relationship between society's innovative ideas and their surroundings.